Adventure, Food

The Fiji Food Truck

This past Saturday was a beautiful, sunny one in Suva, and we took advantage of the good weather and took the dogs for a walk by the seawall. Before we moseyed to the water's edge, we stopped by The Fiji Food Truck, stationed at Albert Park in downtown Suva. The menu offers a varied selection… Continue reading The Fiji Food Truck

kayaking Waidroka Bay
Adventure, dogs

Postcard from: Waidroka Bay, Fiji

We went to another yoga retreat at Waidroka Bay Resort this past weekend. After a morning session of yoga and brunch, I took out a kayak. Both dogs get excited and love to jump on watercraft when they see us on them. It's fun having them on a kayak, but it's also challenging. Guthrie isn't… Continue reading Postcard from: Waidroka Bay, Fiji

vanilla and coffee Fiji home garden
Food, garden

Planting Coffee and Vanilla

We ordered five coffee bushes and five vanilla plants from a nursery based in Colo-i-Suva, and they arrived this week. Our gardener planted them yesterday, and we're looking forward to watching them grow. I'm not sure how they'll fare in the soil in our yard, but it's certainly worth a try. This will be a… Continue reading Planting Coffee and Vanilla

papaya sapling Fiji
essay, garden

Life Lessons with: Papaya

I collected and dried out more papaya seeds for our gardener to plant several months ago, and the saplings are coming up. It's a wonder to see: a visual reminder of natural growth. This morning, I noticed one sapling in particular. Our gardener had moved it to a new location on my request. He told… Continue reading Life Lessons with: Papaya